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can't mount /data while installing LineageOS

These /data-related errors are likely because TWRP can't decrypt the current /data partition. This often happens with stock ROMs, since TWRP is only made to handle the encryption method of AOSP. To ...
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Use an Android tablet as a Wacom drawing tablet for a PC?

I had the exact same wish as you, and I eventually found a solution I was happy with. It does not solve it in 100% the way you had envisioned, but let me see if it helps you. At first I was thinking ...
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simultaneous USB-OTG and charging

There are two different questions here Fails: tablet - Samsung adapter - extension-cable - OTG-device..... (But) it works when inserted between a thumbdrive and a PC Android devices support USB ...
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Forcing system upgrade despite "Battery too low"

You could recalibrate the battery. You could try using an app or use method 1 on this AndroidPit help page: Method 1: Discharge your phone fully until it turns itself off. Turn it on again and let ...
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What are the differences between ClockworkMod and Team Win Recovery for the Nexus 7?

TeamWin Recovery Project (TWRP) - This is a very widely used custom recovery. It is fully touch-driven, has one of the most complete feature sets available, and uses a themable UI. TWRP is maintained ...
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How to stop update notifications for disabled apps on a Family-Link managed device?

Have you tried resetting the Play Store? It is possible (although very unlikely) that the Play Store has failed to detect that the apps have been disabled. Go to Settings → Apps → Play Store → ...
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Nexus 7 keeps disconnecting from wi-fi

As i didn't find any solution neither on the internet nor here, i've desided to just flash my tablet using image from google, it helped. Edit: Factory images for all nexus devices can be found at ...
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Bricked Nexus 7 in Recovery Mode

Download the factory image for your device here: https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images Follow the instructions at the top of the page to flash. Note that the WIFI and Mobile versions ...
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Trying to install cyanogenmod on nexus 7 but can't get into Team Win Recovery Project

You can try to do it through command line from your PC. Install adb drivers in PC 15 seconds ADB installer Download the TWRP img file for Nexus 7 from twrp website TWRP for Nexus 7 Rename the ...
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Android Intent problems

Try: Restarting If you can (i.e. phones bootloader is unlocked): Try clearing the cache and 'davlik-cache' (By installing a custom bootloader Deleting the offending app using adb (the same software ...
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Nexus 7 (2012) won't charge or start after a series of problems

Looking at your issue related to battery and charging (which may not be the sole cause- I am not familiar with Nexus devices) Since you barely used it for an year, it would not have been charged ...
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Unidentified app using excessive battery

Try going to Settings > Storage & USB > Explore to see if you can find/delete anything left by Sygic Navigation. You can also try rebooting the tablet into safe mode by pressing and holding ...
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Activate Debugging on broken Nexus 7

With broken touch screen you won't be able to enable USB debugging mode using your PC. Tried Solution: I had tried the adb method but it doesn't ends well, however you can try to take a backup of ...
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Update Nexus 7 to a Nougat ROM

Had this problem a couple days ago. Solved it by bypassing the SetupWizard. Steps to skip: Tap the top-left corner of the screen. Tap the top-right corner of the screen. Tap the bottom-right corner ...
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Get Nexus 7 tablet out of reboot loop?

Apparently, you can enable apps using adb: Enable and disable system apps via ADB Maybe you can quickly do this while the phone is still booting. (I don't know how soon adb is loaded.) Maybe it works ...
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Get Nexus 7 tablet out of reboot loop?

You should be able to power it on and immediately hold the volume down button to get to the bootloader. You should get a menu with "start" being the defualt; use the volume keys to select "recovery", ...
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Update Nexus 7 to a Nougat ROM

The GAPPS is outdated. Android 7.1.2 introduced changes to the Setup Wizard that will break it for older versions. Use the actively maintained OpenGAPPS instead, with the added benefit of choosing the ...
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Nexus 7 2013 screen won't come on. When to give up?

I had this happen to a Nexus 8 (which is the same, basically), though mine would not show files from the PC. I could see enough on my screen to know it was booting, with weird lines and shapes ...
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Nexus 7 2013 screen won't come on. When to give up?

This is hardware damage. Your local electronics repair shop can probably replace the screen if you would like. The manufacturer is a possibility too, but it will be expensive. As for recovering data,...
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Unidentified app using excessive battery

This is a little tricky and yet simple Any apps you just uninstalled will list up with UID as your phone doesn't save anything from the app once you use a cleaner app to clean up files after the ...
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Unidentified app using excessive battery

Backing out recently installed apps, "10017" went away when I un-installed Talkatone. I repeated the install and un-install with the same result (other than the "battery-burner" having a different ...
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Unidentified app using excessive battery

Try dialing *#*#4636#*#*, it should give usage statistics that can be sorted by usage time, last time used, and app name. You will get an output as shown: Sort by App name. If it shows Sygic or any ...
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Nexus won't boot after update

This most probably means that you are stuck in a device boot-loop. The easiest way to fix Nexus devices (in my opinion) is to use the Nexus Root Toolkit, which automatically fixes most problems with a ...
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Netflix on Nexus 7 Android 6

It could be either sideloading or installing a version that previously wasn't locked to particular devices, yes. Given that it's available for your other device, it doesn't seem like it would be ...
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How to prevent Nexus 7 of charging the battery every time when connected to a USB?

Have you guys ever heard of Chargie? It's a USB stick+Android app combo that limits charging externally (no root needed). Just install the stick between the charger and phone and use the app to select ...
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Is there an equivalent to iOS "Reset Home Screen Layout" on the Nexus 7?

On newer devices/OS versions (i.e. Nexus 5X), try going into Google App instead of Launcher, select Storage, Manage Space, CLEAR LAUNCHER DATA.
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How can I access android log files on my Nexus 7 without root access?

I have developed a Logcat app that uses alternative approach. It utilizes remote debugging feature. You need to enable it on the phone first, but it has to be done only once and then you can use the ...
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Getting BT Notifier application to link U8 Smart Watch with No Carrier Nexus 7

I just got the V8 Plus. I couldn't get it to pair to my Nexus 5 stock with the BT Notifier. However, it did pair with both of these applications MediaTek Smart Device FunDo Smart Device Both ...
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Nexus 7 2012 is almost unusable after upgrading to the latest Lollipop. What should I do?

I recently got my Nexus 7 2012 usable and fast after 2 years resting in a drawer with rooted Lollipop using suggestions from this site (in Spanish) like disable all gestures at Language Input/Gboard ...
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Nexus 7 2012 is almost unusable after upgrading to the latest Lollipop. What should I do?

What I did to improve performance on My Nexus 7 2012 (Nakasi) was to Unlock Bootloader then flashed TWRP v3.3.0, then flashed Lineage OS 14.1 (Android 7.1.2 Nougat) via TWRP, Recommended GAPPS are "...
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